Banana Republic: Home to the Italian Wool Suit

The brand's top designers talk with GQ about their latest line and fabrics, including worsted wool from the Marzotto mill in Italy.

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Italian Suits and More Surprising Menswear From Banana Republic

The Banana Republic studios have their own sewing room where they make most of their samples. The vibe is buzzing but relaxed, and surprisingly un-corporate. There are strips of fabric, clothing, mood boards, and samples hanging from every available surface. During our visit we interviewed four designers who all talked of their jobs as fun, like a family, inspiring, and above all authentic.




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